Plant the Seed: Join us in a School Garden Work Party

Join Planting Justice, West Oakland Youth Standing Empowered, and the after-school gardening class at Explore College Preparatory Middle School for a day of urban gardening and permaculture. swalesWe will be transforming a grassy slope into a perennial food forest. The day will involve mulching fruit trees, planting winter cover crop, and sowing wildflower seeds.

We also will be giving away a bunch of donated vegetable plants, courtesy of Planting Justice and Janelle Orsi, author of The Sharing Solution.

When: Monday, November 9, 3:00-6:00pm

Where: 3550 64th Ave., off of MacArthur, East Oakland

This is one of many ways to get involved as part of Green Week ’09: A Bay Area Eco-Arts Service Week, presented in conjunction with CommuniTree, SF Green Festival, Global Exchange, and Grind for the Green.

Come be part of tangible solutions for food justice in East Oakland!Planting Justice

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Go here for more about the school garden program at Explore.


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